A Probe Is Nothing To Fear If. ..!

A probe as the term indicates is merely an inspection of sorts, an examination as it were and it is deemed necessary even by Socrates the father of philosophy who said and I quote, “an unexamined life is not worth living!” This dictum holds sway in the lives of individuals

Al-Makura Keeping The Promise

Aristotle, the great philosopher, opined that only thinkers should be permitted to lead. Leaders are thinkers. It was Robert Frost that stated: “Some men see things as they are and say why?

Nigeria beat Congo, Falcons crash

The Nigeria U-23 team have qualified for the CAF African Championship on a 2-1 aggregate scoreline after forcing their Congolese counterparts to a goalless draw at the Stade Municipal du Pointe Noire on Sunday. It was, however, a tale of lamentations for the Super Falcons who lost 2-1 to hosts

Does FG have power to give grants to states?

The plea by the state governments to the Federal Government of Nigeria for a bailout dominated our dailies in the last three weeks. The plea was predicated on the fact that some state governments were unable to pay their workers’ salaries. Without deviating from the focus of this discourse, the

Taraba tribunal rejects INEC’s request to relocate to Jalingo

The Taraba State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has rejected a request by the Independent National Electoral Commission to relocate to the state capital, Jalingo, to continue its proceedings. The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bilkachuwa, had directed some election petitions tribunal in some states,

Neon McCoy – Heart Worship

Neon McCoy is among the new generation Nigerian Gospel artist, at age 7 he was already ministering to over a thousand audience. His vocal prowess and anointing will drag your heart to a place of worship. He has shared same stage with Kim Burrell, Donnie Mcclurkin, Cece Winans, Micah Stampley, Nathaniel

‘We havn’t raised cement price in five years’ – Hoddinott

We are also developing durable solutions for roads construction like concrete wall because of the intricacies of the weather conditions in Nigeria. It can last 20, 30, 50 years. One of the issues affecting cement pricing in Nigeria is the high cost of production, and getting the cement from the

Ekiti APC carpets Fayose over thugs’ attacks

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State said that Governor Ayodele Fayose was not sincere with his threat to arrest the thugs that have been attacking innocent persons in the state. The party accused the governor of inviting the thugs to the state to foment trouble.

Kwara not owing WAEC, says Ahmed

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Sunday, said the state was not among the states owing the West African Examinations Council N4bn examination fees. The governor also said there was no plan to transfer the management of the state-owned tertiary institutions to the Harmony Holdings Limited.

Beware of APC presidential aspirants, ex-General tells Buhari

A retired Brigadier-General, Ayodele Ojo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to be cautious of some ambitious leaders in the All Progressives Congress, especially those who contested the APC presidential primary. Ojo said this in an interview with our correspondent on Sunday.

Speculators face hard times in FX market on sudden naira appreciation

Speculators in Nigeria’s foreign exchange (FX) market may have finally been boxed into a corner as banks stopped collecting cash deposits in dollars, following a move by lenders to discourage speculation on the local currency which has been hit by the fall in oil price. At the parallel market last

Removing the JAMB and jam from admissions

THERE is a jam in our tertiary institutions admission. Unfortunately, the regulatory Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) which last month, raced to decongest the process, became part of the problem; creating more chaos leading to protests by students, teachers and parents. JAMB was forced to abandon its new policy.

Investors lose N890bn as H1 results fail to entice buyers

As the lull persists on the buy-side of Nigeria’s stock market, long term investors have had their equities portfolio value eroded in excess of N890 billion this year, with no clear relief in the horizon in the short-to-medium term. The benchmark performance indicator of the Nigerian equities market has been

RCCG convention: Prepare for unprecedented breakthrough, Adeboye tells participants

LAGOS— THE General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has enjoined all participants at the church’s annual convention, which begins today with the ordination of deacons/deaconesses at the Redemption Camp on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, to prepare themselves for unprecedented breakthrough and a new level of